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First NWT Agriculture By-Laws Now In Development

YELLOWKNIFE (October 20, 2017) – The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) has signed an agreement with the Northwest Territories Association of Communities (NWTAC) to develop backyard agriculture by-laws. The by-laws, which address beekeeping and the raising of chickens and goats, will be made available to Northwest Territories municipalities to be tailored to reflect specific […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20173 Views

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AER: Notice of Application – Aurora North Stanley Creek Infilling

Notice of Application OSCA Application No. 1899752 EPEA Application No. 043-00000026 Water Act Application No. 010-00251073 Syncrude Canada Ltd. Aurora North Stanley Creek Infilling The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received from Syncrude Canada Ltd. (Syncrude) Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA)application 1899752, Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA)application 043-00000026, and Water Act application 010-00251073. This notice sets out the deadline for filing a statement […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20173 Views

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Premier celebrates new Rio Tinto smelter, benefits to people and the environment

October 21, 2017 KITIMAT – Premier John Horgan celebrated the one-year anniversary of the new Rio Tinto smelter going into operation in Kitimat today. “The new Rio Tinto smelter is a great example of how companies can improve conditions for workers and reduce pollution all while improving their bottom line,” said Premier Horgan. “Rio Tinto […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20175 Views

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Statement from Premier Silver on the passing of Regional Chief Mike Smith

October 20, 2017 Premier Sandy Silver released the following statement today: “It is with a heavy heart that we acknowledge the passing of Regional Chief Mike Smith. On behalf of the Government of Yukon, I send heartfelt condolences to his friends, family and community. Regional Chief Smith leaves behind a remarkable legacy, having contributed nearly […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20173 Views

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International investment in Prince George energy producer welcomed by Province

October 20, 2017 PRINCE GEORGE – The Government of British Columbia is celebrating a major investment in a Prince George forestry manufacturing facility by Sumitomo Corporation. Sumitomo Corporation of Japan recently acquired a 48% stake in Pacific BioEnergy, the second-largest manufacturer of wood pellets in Canada. Pacific BioEnergy, which employs 55 people at its facility […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20174 Views

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FPT Health Ministers’ Meeting (HMM)

October 20, 2017 – Edmonton, AB Today, federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers responsible for health concluded their meeting in Edmonton, Alberta. Ministers held productive discussions on a number of health-related priorities, including efforts to address the overdose crisis, increase the accessibility and affordability of pharmaceuticals, and protect the health and safety of Canadians in […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20179 Views

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North Arrow Commences Diamond Processing, Naujaat Project, NU

October 23, 2017 North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) is pleased to report the start of processing of samples collected during its recently completed summer drilling and mini-bulk sampling programs at the Company’s 100% owned Naujaat (now-yat) Diamond Project, Nunavut. The 2017 program focused on delineation drilling and mini-bulk sampling of the 12.5 hectare Q1-4 kimberlite, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20178 Views

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Unresolved – ‘If you don’t want the job, leave’: Families of MMIWG ask inquiry to take more time – CBC

CBC Sudbury’s Morning North launches series called Unresolved: MMIWG cases from northeastern Ontario Oct 22, 2017 Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in northeastern Ontario are calling for changes to the national inquiry. Hearings are taking place across the country, but none are scheduled for the region where Vanessa Brousseau lives. Her […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20173 Views

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Marijuana dispensary operates in grey area – Northumberland Today

October 22, 2017 ALDERVILLE – There are different opinions on whether a marijuana dispensary located on Alderville First Nation is legal. The Medicine Wheel Natural Healing – Indigenous Healing Through Medicinal Cannabis is located on County Road 45 in Alderville, north of Cobourg. It had a “soft” opening in June and has been doing a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20173 Views

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Pattern Energy Announces Closing of Public Offering of its Class A Common Stock

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – October 23, 2017 – Pattern Energy Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Pattern Energy”) (NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEGI) today announced that it has closed the previously announced underwritten public offering of 9,200,000 shares, or approximately US$215.3 million, of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of US$23.40 per share, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20176 Views

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Horgan marks strategy for growth with acknowledgment of BC’s unceded territory – The Globe and Mail

It is now commonplace for social activists to acknowledge they are living upon unceded Indigenous territory in British Columbia. It is a milestone, however, for the premier of the province to adopt that language. Premier John Horgan is reaching out to business leaders and investors to encourage economic development, but he says reconciliation with Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20173 Views

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ATAC Resources Ltd. Intersects Near-Surface, High-Grade Oxide and Sulphide Gold Mineralization at the Tiger Gold Deposit

October 23, 2017 – ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:ATC) is pleased to announce the results of 12 diamond drill holes from the Tiger Gold Deposit and Tiger East Anomaly, within ATAC’s 100% owned Rau Project at the Rackla Gold Property, Yukon. The Rau Project is located at the west end of the Rackla Gold Property and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20177 Views

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It tears at the heart’: Manitoba Icelandic museum honours Indigenous hero John Ramsay – CBC

Ramsay credited with saving lives of Icelandic settlers, despite losing family to smallpox Oct 21, 2017 A new exhibit honouring an Indigenous man credited with saving the lives of newcomer Icelanders in 1875 will be unveiled at the New Iceland Heritage Museum in Gimli, Man., Saturday. The exhibit will tell the poignant and tragic story […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20178 Views

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Morning Update: Lawyers for residential-school survivors accused of greed… – The Globe and Mail

Morning Update: Lawyers for residential-school survivors accused of greed; WHO cancels Mugabe appointment Good morning, These are the top stories: A Saskatchewan lawyer is accusing attorneys of ‘greed’ in their fees representing residential-school victims As part of a settlement process which began in 2007, the federal government paid lawyers’ fees equivalent to 15 per cent […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20177 Views

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Bringing economic prosperity to Vancouver Island – Victoria News

Premier to speak to economic summit Oct. 25 in Nanaimo Oct. 22, 2017 This week, hundreds of business and community leaders will gather at the State Of The Island Economic Summit in Nanaimo to share ideas, ask questions, sign off on critical initiatives, and explore opportunities for the economic prosperity of Vancouver Island. Premier John […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20173 Views

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Nouveau Monde Announces Closing of the Second Tranche $9,246,052 Financing

October 20, 2017 NOUVEAU MONDE GRAPHITE INC. (the “Corporation”) (TSX VENTURE:NOU)(OTCQX:NMGRF)(FRANKFURT:NM9) is pleased to announce that it has closed a second tranche of its brokered private placement of an aggregate number of 30,820,173 units (the “Units”) in the capital of the Corporation, at a price of $0.30 per Unit, for an aggregate gross proceeds of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20177 Views

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Rogue to Acquire Snow White Project, a Permitted Silica/Quartz Quarry in Northern Ontario

October 20, 2017 Property has existing Silica/Quartz Pit-Quarry Aggregate Permit High SiO2 and low impurities confirmed by historic bulk testing by Silicon Metal Producer Project anticipated to work well with Rogue’s Specialty Distribution Partner and under its Exploration and Development Agreement with Silicon Metal producers TORONTO, ON – Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX-V: RRS) (“Rogue” or […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20174 Views

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Five stories in the news for today, Oct. 23 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 23, 2017  Five stories in the news for Monday, Oct. 23 ___ STATS CANADA TO RELEASE CENSUS DATA THIS WEEK Statistics Canada will release data from the 2016 census on Wednesday, the first details from the resurrected long-form questionnaire that was axed by the former Harper government. This week’s figures are expected […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20178 Views

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Garibaldi Closes $8 Million First Tranche

Vancouver, British Columbia, October 20, 2017 – Garibaldi Resources (TSX.V: GGI) (the “Company” or “Garibaldi”) is pleased to confirm closing of the first tranche of the Company’s recently announced $10 million private placement (see October 16, 2017 news release) for gross proceeds of $8 million. Garibaldi issued 2,539,683 units at $3.15 per unit with each […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20178 Views

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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 22, 2017  TORONTO _ Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Rate hike decision A cooling economy is dampening expectations that the Bank of Canada will hike the overnight rate on Wednesday. Both September inflation and August retail sales came in below analysts’ expectations on […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20175 Views

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Richmond Minerals Inc. Continues to Intersect Broad Zones of Gold Mineralization in Phase 3 Diamond Drilling

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2017 – Richmond Minerals Inc.  (TSX-V: RMD) (“Richmond” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce Phase 3 diamond drilling results from the Company’s Ridley Lake Project located within the Swayze Greenstone Belt, approximately 23 miles due east of  Goldcorp’s Borden Lake gold deposit. This phase of drilling continued to test the well-defined induced polarization anomaly characterized by […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20176 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report – First People’s Law

October 22, 2017 In the News TransCanada cancelled its Energy East pipeline project TransCanada cancels $15.7B Energy East pipeline project TransCanada halts pipeline, sparking new regional tensions TransCanada kills Energy East, Eastern Mainline pipeline projects Chiefs express shock, relief to Energy East pipeline halt For true reconciliation, First Nations laws must be used: scholar Pipeline […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20177 Views

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Honey Badger Announces Proposed Private Placement and Grant of Stock Options

Toronto, Ontario – October 18, 2017 – Honey Badger Exploration Inc. (TSX-V:TUF) (“Honey Badger” or the “Company”) announces that it has commenced a non-brokered private placement financing for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $290,000 (the “Offering”) through the sale of a combination of flow-through units (the “FT Units”) and non-flow units (the “Non-FT Units”). […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20175 Views

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Parks Canada celebrates successful Canada 150 season at Red Bay National Historic Site

More Canadians than ever before enjoyed amazing experiences at Parks Canada places in 2017 October 23, 2017          Red Bay, NL          Parks Canada Agency National parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201711 Views

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At mid mandate and with extra cash, Liberals to chart fiscal course toward 2019 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 22, 2017  By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The Trudeau government, right at the midpoint of its mandate, will map out its financial path this week and announce new measures as it enters the two-year stretch toward the next election. The fall update will also reveal Tuesday what the Liberals […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201710 Views

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Even as long form census data returns, Statcan readies for day without it – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 23, 2017  By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ As a political brawl played out on Parliament Hill seven years ago over the cancellation of the long-form census, Statistics Canada quietly kept the mandatory survey on life support, waiting for the day it might again come in handy. The fruits of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20179 Views

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Safer routes and highway access for Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation

Afton, Nova Scotia, October 21, 2017—Modern, public infrastructure is key to supporting the unique needs of First Nations communities. The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia are investing in well-planned road infrastructure that will contribute to building more efficient transportation corridors and supporting sustainable and inclusive First Nations communities for years to come. Rodger Cuzner, Member […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20178 Views

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Right whale researchers meet in Halifax to sound alarm about species decline – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 23, 2017 By Adina Bresge THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ Their names were Glacier, Starboard and Peanut. The colourfully named mammals were among 15 North Atlantic right whales who died off the coast of Canada and the U.S. in recent months. To the community of researchers, rescuers and others gathered in Halifax […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20178 Views

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Liberals accused of diabetes tax grab with apparent benefit clawback – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 23, 2017  By Mike Blanchfield THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Health groups joined forces on Sunday with the Conservative opposition to accuse the Liberal government of trying to raise tax revenue on the backs of vulnerable diabetics. The accusation opened a new front in the ongoing opposition waged war on government taxation […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20177 Views

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Health Canada increases project’s funding to include opioids in developing treatment approaches for problematic substance use

October 21, 2017        Vancouver, BC        Health Canada For many Canadians, experiencing trauma has a major impact on their lives and plays a role in their problematic substance use. Sex and gender are also important factors in understanding and treating individuals for problematic substance use. Today, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor announced additional project […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20176 Views

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NB Elxn Speculation – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Oct 23, 2017 FREDERICTON – New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant meets with the province’s lieutenant-government today to discuss tomorrow’s scheduled throne speech, opening a new session of the legislature. A notice of the meeting and a subsequent email from the premier’s office on Friday saying the Liberal government had “accomplished” […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20178 Views

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Government of Canada congratulates Millbrook First Nation for its community development

October 20, 2017 – Halifax, NS – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples; one that makes progress on issues most important to Indigenous communities, like economic development and infrastructure. Don Rusnak, MP for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201711 Views

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The Daily Monday, October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017 Wholesale trade, August 2017 Wholesale sales rose 0.5% to $62.8 billion in August, led by the personal and household goods and motor vehicle and parts subsectors. Continue reading Food services and drinking places, August 2017 Sales at food services and drinking places totalled $5.7 billion in August, unchanged (0.0%) from July. Prices […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 20177 Views

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U.S. not ‘dictatorship,’ time for Congress to commit on NAFTA: Liberal MP – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 23, 2017  By Mike Blanchfield THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Donald Trump needs to butt out as a hovering presence over the North American Free Trade Agreement talks and U.S. lawmakers must come clean about what they really think of the deal, says a veteran Liberal MP. Bob Nault, who heads the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201711 Views

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Mba Liberal Leader – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Oct 22, 2017  WINNIPEG – The new leader of the Manitoba Liberals says he’s looking forward to changing politics in the province. Dougald Lamont became leader this weekend, beating out Liberal MLAs Jon Gerrard and Cindy Lamoureux. Lamont says in a post on his website that he and the other […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201710 Views

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Canada Stepped into the Light

Credits: Ontario60sScoop On October 6, 2017 Chief Marcia Brown Martel stood beside Carolyn Bennett, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, as she announced a historic “agreement in principle” for all Canadian children who were taken from their homes and had their identities taken from them in the Sixties Scoop. The agreement is unique […]

by pmnationtalk on October 22, 201718 Views

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First Nations Finance Authority Issues 4th Debenture, rating upgrade to A2 from A3 by Moody’s Investors Service

First Nations Finance Authority Issues 4th Debenture, rating upgrade to A2 from A3 by Moody’s Investors Service Westbank, British Columbia (October 19, 2017) The First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA) has issued its largest debenture (bond) to date at $126 Million. The demand for FNFA’s debenture exceeded supply as institutional investor orders for the bond totaled […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201784 Views

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The Downie and Wenjack Families: Thank you, Canada

Oct 20, 2017 The Downie and Wenjack Families would like to thank each and every person who has reached out with memories of our brother Gord. There has been a massive outpouring of love and support for both our families at this difficult time and we are truly grateful for the tributes, messages and donations […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201740 Views

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Media Advisory: Summit on Criminal Justice System in Labrador

Justice and Public Safety October 20, 2017 The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, will deliver opening remarks at a justice summit on Monday, October 23, at 9:30 a.m. Minister Parsons will be joined by Justice Malcolm Rowe of the Supreme Court of Canada. The event will take place […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201729 Views

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointment in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador

News Release From Department of Justice Canada October 20, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and […]

by aanationtalk on October 20, 201727 Views

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Support in wake of Gord Downie’s death ‘helps with the sadness’: brother Mike – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2017 14:25 By David Friend THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ The outpouring of public support in the days since Gord Downie’s death has been “unbelievable,” says one of the brothers of the Tragically Hip frontman. “It helps with the sadness because it’s so uplifting,” Mike Downie said through tears during an interview in […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201725 Views

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NSERC awards $2.3 million to Lakehead researchers

October 20, 2017 – Thunder Bay, ON Lakehead University researchers are receiving more than $2.3 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for innovative research. The funding will support research projects that explore a variety of areas – from biology and chemistry and physics to engineering and geology […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201729 Views

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Tłı̨chǫ Government: Kwetı̨ı̨ɂaà Environmental Monitoring Work-to-Learn

October 20, 2017 From Aug 31-Sep 15, 2017 the Tłı̨chǫ Government Lands Protection, in collaboration with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Contaminants and Remediation Division, sent 5 Tłı̨chǫ student/workers to Kwetı̨ı̨ɂaà – the old Rayrock mine – for environmental hands–on learning/work. With Job Shadow, Lisa Marie Zoe (Whatì), and students Damon Grosco (Behchokǫ̀), Nikita Mantla […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201723 Views

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A talking online Mi’kmaq dictionary that helps preserve the language – CBC

Nearly 4,000 words with recorded pronunciations are contained in Mi’gmaq-Mi’kmaq Online October 20, 2017 Unsure how to say “Hello” or “Thank you” in Mi’kmaq, never mind something more complex? There’s an online resource where you can hear three different Mi’kmaq speakers pronounce nearly 4,000 words, in some cases including their regional variants. Mi’gmaq-Mi’kmaq Online is the result of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201722 Views

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Final submissions coming sentencing hearing for La Loche school shooter – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2017 14:31 By Jennifer Graham THE CANADIAN PRESS MEADOW LAKE, Sask. _ The Crown and defence have finished calling witnesses at the sentencing hearing for a teenager who shot and killed four people and injured seven others at a home and a high school in northern Saskatchewan. Dr. Mansfield Mela, a psychiatrist for […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201723 Views

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GNU: National Foster Family Week

October 20, 2017 National Foster Family Week started October 16. The Department of Family Services wants to thank Nunavut’s foster families for their dedication year-round, and encourages other Nunavummiut to consider fostering a child today. To celebrate National Foster Family Week in Nunavut, the department is hosting appreciation events in communities across the territory. To […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201724 Views

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New art exhibition explores themes of belonging, identity and sense of place – Government of YT

October 20, 2017 On Our Way Home, an exhibition of new works that have joined the Yukon Permanent Art Collection, is now on display at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. The exhibition explores themes of belonging, identity and sense of place with pieces by established artists such as Meshell Melvin, Mark Preston and Mary Caesar, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201728 Views

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Bob McLeod: Working Together for the Northwest Territories

October 20, 2017 Mr. Speaker, before Members finish this Sitting and go their separate ways ‘til the House sits again, I wanted to take a few moments to reflect on our experiences together over the past few weeks and the past two years. When the 19 of us met in November 2015 as newly-elected Members, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201721 Views

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Plan underway to supply Churchill with ice road as rail remains knocked out – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2017 15:23 WINNIPEG _ Plans are underway to supply Churchill, Man., with an ice road as the rail link that normally provides a lifeline to the community remains out of commission. Mark Kohaykewych, president of Polar Industries, said Friday the company has partnered with the Fox Lake Cree Nation and Churchill-based Remote Area Services to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201730 Views

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Reconciliation ambassador Robert Joseph to speak at UFV Oct 25 – UFV Today

October 19, 2017 A hereditary chief and residential school survivor who serves as ambassador for Reconciliation Canadawill share his story at UFV on Wed, October 25 at 6 pm. Chief Dr. Robert Joseph will speak as part of the President’s Leadership Lecture Series at UFV, which this fall is aligned with the Witness Blanket exhibit currently on display, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201720 Views

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